August 4, 2020 Primary/Special Election

Candidate Primary

A candidate primary will be held to determine final Mayoral candidates for the November 2020 General Election. The Primary Election will determine two candidates for Mayor.

MAYORAL CANDIDATES

Paul Deasy
Charlie Odegaard
Victor Varela
Jamie Whelan


Special Election

The City Council has advanced two questions to the August 4, 2020 ballot regarding a Franchise Agreement and an adjustment to the City’s Base Permanent Expenditure Limitation.

Publicity Pamphlets for August 4, 2020 Election

A publicity pamphlet will be mailed to every Flagstaff household with a registered voter. This information pamphlet provides you with information regarding the City of Flagstaff’s Primary Election of August 4, 2020, in which voters will select two final mayoral candidates, as well as a Special Election to consider propositions proposed by the Flagstaff City Council. To request a Spanish pamphlet please contact the City Clerk’s Office.

ENGLISH PAMPHLET                                SPANISH PAMPHLET

Early Voting / Vote by Mail Options

We want our voters to stay safe and healthy during this election season! If you have concerns about voting in person this year, please consider applying to receive your ballots by mail.

Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL): If you are a Permanent Early Voter with a party of Democratic, Libertarian, or Republican, you will automatically receive a ballot by mail approximately three weeks before the election. Voters who are on the PEVL and are not registered with a recognized political party, including those registered as Independent, must let the Recorder’s Office know which ballot they want to receive. If a ballot is not specified, then one will not be mailed. You may sign up for the PEVL or make a party ballot request by visiting the Coconino County Elections website at www.coconino.az.gov/elections or by calling (928) 679-7860.

Request an Early Ballot: Voters who are not on the Permanent Early Voting List may request an early ballot to be mailed to them up until Friday, July 24, 2020. To request an early ballot, please visit the Coconino County Elections website at www.coconino.az.gov/elections or call (928) 679-7860.

November 3, 2020 General/Special Election

Candidate Election

MAYORAL CANDIDATESCITY COUNCILMEMBER CANDIDATES

To Be Determined at
August 4, 2020 Primary Election

Becky Daggett
Anthony Garcia
Jim McCarthy
Eric Nolan
Eric Senseman
Miranda Sweet


Special Election

The City Council has advanced one question to the November 3, 2020 ballot regarding continuation of the 1% City transaction privilege (sales) tax, excluding the tax on food, through June 30, 2035.

Request for Pro/Con Statements

Any person interested in providing any such argument(s) is hereby requested to provide the same to the City Clerk, before 4:00 p.m., Arizona time on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

In accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes, each argument filed shall not exceed 300 words and shall contain the sworn statement of each person sponsoring it; if the argument is sponsored by an organization, it shall contain the sworn statement of two executive officers of the organization or if sponsored by a political committee it shall contain the sworn statement of the committee’s chairman or treasurer. Each argument filed shall also be submitted in electronic format to the City Clerk’s Office at stacy.saltzburg@flagstaffaz.gov. The person or persons signing the argument shall identify themselves by giving their residence or post office address and a telephone number, which information shall not appear in the pamphlet.

If you have any questions please contact Stacy Saltzburg, City Clerk, at 928-213-2076.

PROPOSITION NO. XXX

OFFICIAL TITLE:  A MEASURE REFERRED TO THE PEOPLE BY THE FLAGSTAFF CITY COUNCIL SEEKING AUTHORIZATION TO CONTINUE a CITY TRANSACTION PRIVILEGE TAX (SALES TAX), EXCLUDING THE TAX ON FOOD, AT THE PRESENT RATE OF ONE PERCENT (1%) THROUGH JUNE 30, 2035.

DESCRIPTIVE TITLE:  Consideration of an extension of a Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax at the existing rate of 1% ($0.01) commencing November 5, 2024 through June 30, 2035, in order to fund local government operations.

A “yes” vote shall have the effect of continuing a Transaction Privilege Tax (Sales Tax), excluding the tax on food, through June 30, 2035 at the existing 1% rate.

A “no” vote shall have the effect of not approving the continuation a Transaction Privilege Tax (Sales Tax), excluding the tax on food, at the existing 1% rate and allowing this existing Transaction Privilege Tax (Sales Tax) to expire on November 4, 2024.